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is not the only battle governor brown is fighting these days. the 74-year-old is now being treated for prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is over at ucsf this morning where the governor is undergoing radiation treatment and she joins us with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. he will come here every day to receive those treatments and doctors are very optimistic about his diagnosis. they say his cancer was caught early, is very treatable and has a high cure rate. governor brown's office announced yesterday that he is battling early stage prostate cancer. it's one of the most common cancers for men and one that doctors say they see a lot of when people age. at 74, brown is california's oldest governor. but he has let people know that his age does not affect him that he is in good health. he is known to jog around the capital and in the oakland hills and back in august, he challenged new jersey governor chris christie to a race after being slammed at the republican convention. >> i hereby challenge governor christie to a three-mile race, push-up contest and a chin-up contest. [
-benz killing his passenger and friend jerry brown. brown was on the practice squad and played with brent at the university of illinois. >> we obviously had a very difficult situation, a tragedy occurred to our football team. it's been really emotional for everybody. >> there was a moment of silence before the game and brown's jersey was placed on the bench. if convicted brent faces a minimum of two years behind bars. >>> two australian disc jockeys after off the air after their prank call to the the hospital, where the duchess of york was being treated for morning sickness. >> i'm so devastated for them. i'm really feeling for them. it's a shocking turn of events. if we had any idea that something like this could be possible to happen, you know, we couldn't see this happening. it was meant to be a prank call. >> kate middleton by the way is suffering from morning sickness again but she is not expected to return to the hospital for it. >>> 6:35, i'm not meteorologist but if we look back here, doesn't that look nice back there. >> it looks clear. >> i was going to say the same thing, we ge
:20. fighting to stop the slide. the raiders looking for a win at home against the browns. >> plus, reigniting the quarterback controversy. the 9ers fall to the rams so will alex smith get his spot back? ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, three weeks... but this time >>> very impressive storm totals. that series of storms almost 16" in some the north bay and into the santa cruz mountains. almost 8" in santa rosa and almost 4" in san francisco. a brief break today. more on the way, though. >> we're starting to see lots of brake lights out there especially at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights have just been turned on. you can see traffic backed up beyond 880 at this point. a complete look at traffic in just a few minutes. >>> let's talk a little football now. >> let's do that. >> the 49ers and rams played into overtime for the second time in three weeks. but this time, there was a winne at the end. >> frank gore scored a touchdown in the 1st quarter. it was still 7-0 in the third when the rams got a safety and in the 4th quarter, there's your safety right there, threw it out of bounds
political insider phil matier is at caffe roma with mayor ed lee and former mayor willie brown. good morning, everyone. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> we have here two of the top political minds. i got to ask you guys, why does it always have to come down to some kind of crisis for anything to get done whether it's washington or san francisco? >> well, i have been trying to avoid crises. so we have our budget increasing, we have good revenues going. so i think locally we're doing okay. >> but we do have to watch out. >> all those things you always wind up having them in the office at the 11th hour, 59th minute, kicking and screaming. why? >> we politicians, phil are different from most people. we really do try to find the perfect answer. and it just takes longer. >> oh, come on. [ laughter ] >> you guys just can't stick around and agree. >> it doesn't work that way. >> you mean boehner and obama are look for the perfect answer? >> everybody is elected and everybody wishes to make good on their promises and clearly, you have to keep the debate going until you appeared to be the winner
. governor jerry brown is observing a statewide moment of silence at 9:30 pacific time. >> in centuries past anglican churches in england would ring bells for the age of people who passed. that's how they learned about people who died. this morning the bells will ring for the number of victims who died. now a moment of silence followed by the ring of the bells. a moment of silence, in tri to those who lost their livn last [ bells ringing ] week's mass shooting in connecticut. >>> you're watching a solemn scene on the steps of newtown, connecticut city hall where one week to the moment after a gunman killed 26 people in that town, first moment of silence and then the tolling of the bells for the 26 victims. >> it's just heartbreaking to hear those bells ring like that. again, it's almost been -- it actually has been a week since the gunman went on a rampage and there are going to be many tributes across the country including here in california. governor jerry brown is calling for a moment. silence at 9:30 this morning statewide. >> all right. >>> i realize after that it is very hard to get ba
them now. and cbs5 political insider and former mayor willie brown and greg surr, you made a big bust o o of a ring, and the haul was high-tech toys like cell phones. what do you make of that. >> it's no surprise. there's been 1700 cell phones stolen in san francisco just so far this year. and, you know, so when you hit it and get a whole bunch of the cell cell phones, laptops, cameras, watches, you name it, in fact the phone is ringing right now. >> i'll call you right back. >> and it's just that kind of, who calls at 7:00 in the morning. that's brutal. i thought that only happened to me. >> they never let me sleep. >> you know that. >> they never let me sleep. what is it about these things that make them so attractive to thieves. >> they're so transactional. they're easily portable, easy to resell. i've drawn the analogy, it's like walking around with $300 in your hand. >> you go and bust these people, what is it that they can do so fast that makes them valuable. >> you can sell them on the street real quickly. they have kiosks where you can drop it in and it is dispense cash in excha
to employees' social media accounts. governor brown says the new law protects from unwarranted invasion. a similar law goes into effect in illinois. >>> fewer americans are getting screened for cancer. researchers found the number who underwent preventative screenings in the last decade went down. the study found people were not getting screened as much for breast, cervical and prostate cancer as often as the government says you should. this may be linked to rising health insurance costs and different opinions about government guidelines. >>> researchers say an mri is often an effective way to screen for alzheimer's disease. a new study from the university of pennsylvania found the test was accurate 75% of the time in testing a patient's spinal fluid with a lumbar puncture is more accurate. the mri is noninvasive and is less expensive. a lumbar test is advisable for borderline cases. >>> apparently kindness may be the key to prevent bullying. a new study of 9 to 11-year- olds found children who perform acts of kindness like sharing their lunch reported increased feels of happiness. clas
pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convicted fell -- 79 convicted felons who have done their time and been crime free now for at least decade. most were convicted of drug offenses and that includes ken benedict who got involved with a bad crowd 20 years ago. >> christmas eve, you know to find this out. what a gift. you know to finally have some closure to you know a long story that you know i did something dumb when i was younger. >> well, he was in prison ben digit joined an -- benedict joined an inmate fire crew. he actually saved a boy's life in a malibu fire in 1992. he was now a school vol fear and is engaged to be married and has his life back on track. >>> time now 6:08. still ahead, santa goes "gangnam style." >> of course he did in a snafu strands passengers on the day before christmas. how president obama put a stop to thousands trying to travel. coming your way. >> the next time you trim a tree it may not be a real one. what's leaving christmas tree farmers struggling to provide. we'll have that story coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ >>>
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